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Daniel Grigore

World Champoin

Coach Daniel comes to LA Fencing of Pomona with a decorated fencing resume. He was a member of the Romanian National Team that competed in the 1992 Barcelona, Spain and the 1996 Atlanta, GA Summer Olympics and a finalist in the 1993 World Championship in Essen, Germany.

In addition, Coach Daniel placed third in individual events at several World Cups (Sofia 1993 , Athens 1994, and Padova 1996) and won a bronze medal with the Romanian team at the in the 1994 Fencing World Championships in Athens, Greece. He was also Romanian National Champion 12 times in both individual as well as team events.

After retiring from competitive fencing, Coach Daniel became a coach for the Romanian national team, helping to coach the 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist, Mihai Cavaliu. After his transition from national team coaching to private coaching, he has coached numerous sabre fencers to regional, state, and national titles. He has greatly aptitude working with fencers of all ages and levels and is dedicated to inspiring and training the next generation of fencers.

Jingzhi Wang


Coach Wang is a Chinese Olympian who competed in the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Summer Olmpics.


Coach Woo is a South Korean fencer who previously coached the National Teams of Korea.

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